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Singapore Army introduces technologies for realistic urban warfare training

4th March 2024 - 11:50 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


An overview of the large SAFTI City military training complex. (Photo: Singapore Ministry of Defence)

Smart technology will bring realistic battle reactions to simulated targets at major new Singapore military training facility.

The Singapore Army has introduced a series of “smart targetry” systems at the Murai Urban Battle Circuit (MUBC) which will aim to create a realistic and immersive training that can shoot back and “manoeuvre”.

The MUBC will be one of the three Instrumented Battle Circuits (iBACs) the Singapore Army will build with the other systems located at Pasir Laba and Ama Keng.

The most basic form of the training will feature a 2D human target which can quick flip up or turn around to simulate sudden engagement. A static 3D mannequin target will be able to stand, sit, squat, kneel

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Chen Chuanren


Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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